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FOX
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
idea to the kids. >> reporter: for many schools this is already reality. oakland, san francisco and san jose unified have armored police at schools. school board members say it appears to make a difference. >> i would say that it's a mixed feeling, but the perception in the community. >> reporter: right now 20 armed officers and 40 site supervisories handle just the middle and high schools. about $5 million a year. officials don't know how they'd pay to staff the elementary schools too. >> how am i going to put armed police officers at 50 school ??? i think it's about a third of schools have armed security. >> reporter: berkeley sociologist says right now studies don't indicate whether more guards mean less violence. >> it's up to the individuals who are armed. there's no data on what the effect would be. >> reporter: taking action at an elementary school, but they're adding cameras, not guards for now. live in richmond. >> police are looking for the person behind a series of threats to an oakland elementary school. someone called hoover elementary saying there would be a shooting t
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
2 news. >> happening right now at reception for three oakland city council members. here only on 2, what the mayor has to say about this historic event. >> a major sporting goods retail sir pulling guns off its shelves. the move. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> very intelligent person. he really was. just like the way he acted around other people was just very withdrawn and just really quiet. >> a former classmate of the gunman in the connecticut school shooting is speaking out saying he and other students knew something was different about adam lanza but he says they ne
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
help for people starting tomorrow at the oakland civic -- convention center. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were the first to bring you the story of a string of robberies at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. now three men are under arrest. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the slow steady case that came together for investigators. ken? >> reporter: the chp says it happened this way, a car pulls up, it would stop, someone would get out and threaten the toll both worker. that happened 10 times at this toll lawser in the last -- plaza in the last year. at the carquinez bridge toll plaza with armed robbers hit the location repeatedly. >> they were hard to identify. >> reporter: he says three men have now been identified and arrested. robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. the chp believes they are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. the investigation was difficult because they used stolen cars. investigators had help from the police department in finding suspects through the use of record checks on traffic stops
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
aiming at a car passing by. live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> a person on a bike was killed by a amtrak train. it happened before 11:30 a.m. the train left oakland 10:00 a.m. there were 92 passengers on board. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >> a man and his dog were killed in a hit-and-run accident this morning about 8:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man down. the 64-year-old man and his dog were suffering from major injuries. the accident is under investigation at this point, there are no suspects in custody. >>> more fuelrens today in #-- funerals today in newton, connecticut. friends and family said good- bye to benjamin wheeler. he was one of six funerals for the 26 students and teachers killed. funeral rangements for the gunman's mother are being made in new hampshire. >>> vice president joe biden met with officials to launch a new task force to recommend new gun laws. >> for anything to get done we will need the advocacy of the law enforcement in this country. >> joe biden is over seeing the response to last week's school sho
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
coming to grips with the tragedy. [ singing ] >> reporter: oakland cathric cathedral, 200 attend -- catholic cathedral, 200 attended the sandy hook elementary school mass. >> took time out of my day oremember the fam -- to remember the families. >> reporter: we all bear a burden when children die in violence. >> pray for the victims and pray for ourselves that we may learn from these events. >> reporter: there was no reasoning why these children, why their teachers, after mass he sent a wreath. >> so hard to believe that these little angels are no longer on this earth. it is heart wrenching. >> reporter: names of the victims spoken towards heaven. >> katherine hubbard. >> a lot of people cared even though it didn't happen near here. it was touching to know that everyone cared. >> reporter: connected by grief, united to find some way to end the violence. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
taylor was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 3:00 p.m. the oakland tribune reports tayl may have been walking with a group of people when someone approached taylor and opened fire. so far investigators say they don't know of a motive or have any suspect information. police and crime stoppers are offering up to $10,000 for information leading to an avest. >>> in antioch a vigil is set to get underway to remember a man shot to death there last night. police say they received reports of gunfire around 10:40 outside of victim's home. officers arrived to the scene to find a 43-year-old man with gunshot rounds. his name has not been released. so far police have not made any arrests and anyone with information is asked to call antioch police. that vigil is set at 6:00 for the park at contra loma park, not far from where the man was gunned down. >>> menlo police have arrested a man for attempted shooting inside a home if in the 1300 block of windermere avenue. they arrested geoffrey smith and say during an argument smith fired several shots at the residents, who he knows. no one
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
international airport today. there were 60-90 minute delays. oakland and san joseators were running smooth -- san jose airports were running smooth. >>> the main event was the heavy rain and strong winds this morning. we will show you the radar image from 7:00 a.m. this morning. look at that. gradually spreading to the south. at least it was a quick mover. rainfall totals. santa rosa 2 inches. oakland 1.26. san francisco inch-1/2. bolder creek 4 inches. 4.76. and the bulk of the action was this morning. not lot to show you right now. lots of clear skies. some of the observer reports, and of course, wins are a -- winds are a big issue. winds gusting to 80 miles per hour in the hills this morning. around sfo this morning, 50 miles per hour. that was at 4:21. in the north bay, we have been watching the rivs out there. napa river -- rivers out there. napa river, expected to be 19 feet at 7:00 p.m. this evening. also an update on the russian river. russian river, water takes its  time to get there. cresting tomorrow morning, but below flood stage. we have a break in the rain for tomorrow but i
FOX
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> in the wake of the connecticut shooting, oakland police increased their visibility around school. >> being a visible presence at these campuses. getting out of their cars and going on campus. >> reporter: there's a school officer safety unit designated for six campuses. it has a unit prepared and trained to handled incidents like happened today. >>>-- san francisco grieves with those affected by the need less and horrifying violence this morning in connecticut. school staff in san francisco say they are ready to help students and family who may be reacting to this tragedy. as law enforcement unraveled what led to today's shooting. people are asking themselves why would somebody do such a thing. jade hernandez live in san francisco with what medical experts had to say. >> reporter: experts do agree this young man was very, very sick. a former fbi profiler who now heads his own security firm says the shooter had to exhibit warning signs. >> always something that precedes this, it doesn't come out of the blue. >> there must have been some interaction, must have been some conversatio
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
clearing mud and debris from a sliding hillside in oakland. the pile of mud started coming down this morning and left debris in the street. one lane was closed while crews worked in the area. >>> significant rain yesterday. you saw it coming down hard for a time. these are some of the totals sunday. the rain dumping. almost 3 inches of rain. bolder creek, half foot of rain, 5 inches of rain. redwood city. looks like we will see more showers tomorrow. what i am tracking is this next weather system. nice looking system but nothing like what we saw. it will get in here tomorrow and bring rain. when i get back, i will break down the timing and we will go through it hour by hour so you can plan out your day. but the showers will be there. see you back here in a bit. >>> and we want to report breaking news to you. these are live pictures from news chopper 2. a number of emergency vehicles on the road, this is highway 84. near 680. and we understand right now we are hearing there are possible injuries in an accident, a head on collision before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. roads, we unders
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> gun buy back programs in san francisco and oakland were the most successful they have ever had. ktvu's christien kafton is live tonight and tells us why they think so many people decided to sell their weapons this time around. >> reporter: san francisco and oakland police say even one gun taken off the street good news but the 600 guns they took off the streets this weekend was more than they could hope for. >> reporter: they showed off a fraction of the guns. >> can be concealed and used on the street. >> reporter: he said the school shooting at sandy hook elementary school was on everyone's find. >> about the shooting, happened to see an old shotgun and decided she would sell it. >> reporter: the owner of a medical marijuana donated the cash to buy back the guns, 300 from oakland and 300 from san francisco. >> this excides any buy back we have done before and i think it is because folks want to get the guns out of their house. >> reporter: this is a good start but stressed she believes the country need stricter gun controls. >> we are glad to take these guns off the street bu
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
specific cities here, people in san francisco and oakland would pay an extra $7,424 in san jose it would be 7,352. and in santa rosa, $3,333. now to wall street where stocks today moved into positive territory. the dow clos up 78 points. >>> there were more jobs advertised in september than october. job openings rose by 128,000 to 3.68 million in october that is the most since june. and in a separate report last friday, the government said employers added 168,000 jobs last month. >>> michigan became the 24th state in the united states to pass right to work laws. hundreds of union members rallied at the state capital in lansing. michigan is a union stronghold where the united auto workers were founded. the bill was voted by rick schneider. they ban unions from requiring private or public sector workers to join the union as part of their employment. this new law will result in lower pay for all workers. backers say the more than will help bring more jobs to michigan. >>> a florida judge this morning ordered george zimmerman to continue to wear a leg bracelet and to remain in sanford
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morning another woman was pushed to the ground and also punched in her face. the suspect tried to grab her purse but ran off empty handed. >> it was a downright street crime beating somebody in the face is just heinous. >> witnesses could only de scribe the attacker as a man in his twen
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
oakland police are investigating multiple shootings including a homicide which happened this afternoon. neighbors near 24th street and chestnut neck west oakland, they heard multiple gunshots at about 2:30, our photographer accounted a total of 20 shell casings on the ground at two different crime scenes in the area. we are told that the victim is a man but his name has not been released there is no word on suspects or arrests. >>> in oakland they're investigating a shooting that injured two inside of a church. they were shot by stray bullets around 9:00 last night. most people are in stable condition right now. police say they have no suspects at this time. >>> a 24 hour strike by union nurses at nine bay area hospitals ended at 7:00 this morning. nurses walked off their jobs because of contract issues with sutter health and hca health care over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. a spokeswoman in berkeley said the union is miss representing management proposals. it's the eighth such walk out since negotiations started more than 18 months ago. >>> the navy is in town not sa
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
in oakland and has the story of one woman and her looming fear. tom-- >> reporter: the people who work here are well paid and they're onvacaon. but for other people, the fiscal cliff might as well be a financial guillotine. though ilea thomas searches, she's been out of work for two years picking up any odd jobs as much as she can. >> it's been discouraging. i come in here three times a week and maybe i'll go to a friend's house and use their internet to look for work. >> reporter: long term unemployment benefits have been a life send. >> i can breathe a little while i'm looking for work. even though it's not the same amount that i was getting when i was working. >> but thomas is one of 400, 400,000 californians who will not be able to get medicare payments tomorrow. >> not being able to buy groceries, not being able to put food on the table, what am i supposed to do. a lot of family and friends giving me money, lending me money and just trying to look for work and not being able to be hired or get hired it's just, it's been really depressing. >> she's worried that some of those c
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
operations to rob prostitutes. butler has already pleaded guilty and is in prison. >>> oakland police report the arrest of a suspect in a shooting that left a man in serious condition this morning. police say it happened just after 9:00 a.m. near east 31st street and 13th avenue. they say that the suspect shot the victim several times, then ran off and jumped into a car. police did get the license plate number from a witness and caught up with him near the fruitvale district at about 10:30 a.m. they have not yet released the name of the suspect but say a gun was thrown from his car. >>> coming up at 5:30, what oakland police are saying today about the suspect arrested for an attack on an autistic teenager. >>> a big jump in home prices shows the housing market is bouncing back. there was a 6.3% increase in october compared to a year ago. prices were up in a total of 45 states including california. we saw a 9% gain. at 6:00, there are signs after housing boom in one east bay community. the unusual call some homeowners are receiving from realtors. >>> on capitol hill today republicans a
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
homeless camp. they say he was beaten to o death bay skate board. >> and an oakland raiders fan remains in the hospital after falling 30 feet off an upper seating deck. coming up at 5:30 we're talking to fans and players about the accident. >> the november jobs report is out and it's better than just about anyone expected. the labor departments report suggests the market is gradually improving despite disruptions from superstorm sandy and the fiscal cliff. 146,000 jobs have been added. and the unemployment rate fell to a four year low of 7.7% from 7.9% in october. coming up at 6:00 we look at one bay area industry where just having a job creates jobs. the impact one worker can have on the economy . >> authorities are serging for a 63 year old woman who is missing. they say she caulk r walked away from her home around 1:00 a.m. . >> here in the bay area and around the world, people are marking the day, 71 years after the attack on pearl harbor. . >> here at the top of the mount, you can see something that happens just once a year, the beacon is lit up to commemorate pearl harbor
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
runs through -- 880 runs through oakland, holiday travelers. >> reporter: neighbors are not surprised that it keeps happening. >> hard for them to make them understand that, you know, you don't do something that is wrong, this is not the way to get what you need but there is a lot of people that is starving. >> reporter: the signs will stay up through january 1. police remind people to keep valuables out of site and take them out of your car when possible. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> coming up at 6:00 p.m., this afternoon oakland unveiled a new plan to fight crime. >>> a former chef has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual assaults. he pleaded no contest to the charges. the attacks took place in 2008 and 2009. prosecutors say he would drive up behind women, flash his beams and molest them when they pulled over. >>> today we learned the name of a worker who died while working on a home in san francisco. a official said he died after falling near an unfinished stair well yesterday morning. cal-osha is investigating. >>> antioch has enough money to rebuild a play
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
cars driving through a substantial amount of water. and back here in oakland, the folks who live here tell me they're unsure of what's going to happen to this tree but without this -- but at this point, they're without their rides. >>> about two hours ago, pg&e restored power to all customers following a large outage after a crash in oakland. the crash happened around 2:00 this morning. it knocked down power lines and caused an outage affecting some 6800 customers. pg&e said most customers were back online within about an hour and a half. about 2400 customers remain in the dark until about two years ago. >>> the first snow fell in the sierra today. ken prich set live along interstate 08 and experienced first hand just how slow going the traffic was on the way up. ken? >> reporter: we did, indeed. you can see light snow falling. we are at the nyack gas station, and it is busy. they have this new snow area so there's a lot more places for people to play. the people you see here sledding, they put in in some cases hours just to get here. we did, too, as you will see. long before the pave
FOX
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
out of oakland. a live picture. police and emergency crews responded to a homicide in a residential area. these pictures are live from east oakland. this is happening at 83 avenue and "d" street. the victim is an adult male. police have one block of 83 street shut down for their investigation. no word on suspects or a motive in this case. we will follow this situation and keep you updated. >>> the police chief will become the official police chief next week. he has been the active chief for five months and face as stuff job as community back lash continues over officer involved shooting. he will be coming out of reenvironment. he plans on -- retirement. he hopes to leave the force in better shape than he found it. >>> a journey has come to an end for john mcafee who arrived in the u.s. last night from guatemala. he was deported to the u.s. this morning he denied murdering his neighbor and said his trouble began when he refused to pay a bribe. >> began last year when soldiers stormed my property, shot my dog in the head. troyed my -- destroyed my home. >> u.s. authorities haven't que
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
federal judge approved a plan for a court appointed director to oversee the oakland police department. city officials agreed to the term of the plan. the director will have broad authority including the power to dismiss the police chief but the plan falls short of a federal take over. the court decision stems from a decade old police brutality lawsuit that claims that rogue officers called the writers beat or framed suspects. >> the moments before two people were left bound and gagged right in the middle of a street in san francisco. one of them later died. david is here now and tells us it appears that these victims were specifically targeted. >> that's right. prosecutors revealed details about what they is a lead up to the victims being bound and gagged in the street but there's many questions about what lead up to this crime. >> the one thing that we can say with no uncertainty is this is a brutal case. two entered not guilty pleas in their court appearance this afternoon. >> not guilty, sir. >> we were not allowed to film their faces. the 21 year old and 23 year old and 31 year re
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
the year is out. i'll tell you about that later. >> ama: crews in oakland today pulled a body out of the water near the marina in jack london square. homicide investigators responded after people spotted the body this morning. at this point police will only say it's a man who appeared to be in his 60s. police are asking anyone who may have information about him to give them a call. >>> also in oakland, the search is on for two masked gunmen accused of a takeover robbery at a restaurant. happened around 9:00 thursday night at thai noodles. the gunmen robbed four couple offers and employee of cash and took money from the register no reports of any injuries. >>> in an effort to ree prevent crime in oakland, church leaders and community members got together today to spread a powerful message. organizers of today's rally say they're tired of senseless violence everywhere and are calling for a national ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. >> we demand our mayor declare oakland a state of emergency and get the
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
manslaughter. >>> several shopping districts in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking for help from nearby agencies. >> montclair village is a shopping district that is three blocks long, two blocks wide at the foot of the oakland hills. it's seeing an increase in crime. >> we have been seeing a lot more home invasions and burglaries. so, anything that can help control it, i'm for it. reporter: help is on the way in the form of bail arm company. they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from its existing customers as well as any other merchant in need. howard says their presence is being felt. >> we see a fair amount of patrols of the shopping district and come up and down the street. we
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
/abc-7 news. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> w
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
oakland. half a foot of rainfall now officially in san francisco making this is wettest month of the year. we almost had this much in march. we'll talk about our next rain chance and how much rain to expect then coming up in about 10 minutes in your full forecast. >> thank you. >>> the rain here, well, you know, that means snow not in sierra. this is nyack on i-80 and drivers heading to the mountains can expect some slippery roads, chain controls and just slow going. you can track the next round of rain that's moving in anytime of the day. we have our live high-def doppler radar at cbssf.com/weather. >>> new at 5:00, police are investigating the body of a woman found floating in a lagoon at a condo complex in santa rosa. people who live at the complex found the body of the 66-year- old woman. several of her belongings were also in the lagoon. >> we had retrieved a small suitcase that appears to belong to her as well as her purse. >> investigators are trying to determine if security cameras in the area captured anything. they are also hoping an autopsy will give them some answers. but as o
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
march. live in berkeley, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> oakland police are trying to piece together what led to multiple shootings. four people were hit by gunfire near lake merritt about 10:30 last night. police say the shootings happened after two groups of people had an argument. a bystander was among those shot. he was hit as he walked to a nearby store. >> oh, wow. you know, i wouldn't be able to afford the rent that i would be paying right now. much less. so yeah, it's going to hurt. >> the real cost of going over the "fiscal cliff." we break down what californians stand to lose if there is no deal. >> a new discovery impacting how breast cancer is treated. how tweaking the recommendation for a certain drug could save lives. >> and... ♪ [ music ] >> remembering a local legend. out every thethe music and legacy of dave brubeck. ,,,, ?f< administration will reject a budget deal that doesn't ine higher taxes for the wealtht rcent of americans. >>> treasury secretary timothy geithner said the obama administration will reject a budget deal that doesn't include higher taxes for the wealthiest
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
we said, the commute is at stand still. >>> a local christian group that traveled from oakland to florida to make a difference in people's lives ended up victims of a robbery. the group are on their way from the airport to the bank. when they stopped to grab a bite to eat at apheter lauderdale dale restaurant thieves broke into their van and stole $12,000 in cash along with their luggage and their i.d.s. >> it is not that you stole money. the amount of money you stole, you stole dreams. you stole those things that we wanted to do. you had just left not just me but you have left many people right now without food, without shelter. >> well, the group no longer stranded without money. today, they were surprised with a 15 15 -- $15,000 gift from the owner of the miami dolphins football team. >>> we are not talking about ticket prices with high demand. cbs 5's reporter da lin on how writers would have to pay more before they even get on the train. >> reporter: the bar parking lot always fills up every morning. so, for busy parking lots like this one in east patience some bar officials
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
. oakland police say they got 596 weapons on saturday including three assault rifles. people lined up for blocks to drop off up to 2 firearms each for $200 apiece. no questions asked. similar buy-back was held in san francisco. a private donor funded the buy- back. >>> it was a call for help they will never forget. the bay area police officers who suddenly found themselves caring for a newborn baby. how they saved that child's life. >> plus, the sights, the sounds, the smells of the holiday season. why nothing you experience at the mall is an accident. it's all designed to manipulate your wallet. >> we are four days away from the first official day of winter. but felt like it over the weekend, didn't it? it was chilly and cloudy. we had some showers. guess what. we did it again today and we're not done yet. find out when we finally will break out of this wintry pattern. your forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,, an east bay regional park a a reported rape. the victim says her attacker >>> security has been stepped up at an east bay regional park after a reported rape. the victim says that h
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
have been canceled but none affected at oakland or san jose airports. >> just be a drag to be stuck here like this close to christmas. >> we tried to catch bart where we live but it wasn't easy. it was pretty crowded out there. >> 18 states and the midwest are dealing with snow, rain and high winds causing flight delays and cancellations at many airports nationwide. >>> in the sierra, as much as 5 feet of snow expected throughout the weekend. it's also going to be windy. forecasters say gusts could exceed 50 miles an hour. even roan no is expected a foot. traffic will be slow. even reno is expecting a foot of snow. >>> a woman is under arrest. but as mark sayre explains, she is only one part apparently of this murder investigation. mark. >> reporter: well, allen, a judge set a $1 million bail for the single woman who was arrested here. the single mother that is who was arrested here. and while at this point she is not actually charged with official murder, her attorney says that the detectives are very much pressing her in the case. 22-year-old raven dixon of alameda appeared in cou
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
most of the 616 oakland police officers on the streets. bill bratton will start early next year. the chief will not say exactly when. also, bill bratton is not the federal compliance director. you will remember a judge ordered oakland to have a compliance director. this is unrelated to that. live here in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> in washington, it's coming down to the wire. only five days until we go tumbling over the "fiscal cliff." president obama is supposed to meet with congressional leaders tomorrow. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington and danielle, how's it looking? >> reporter: well, elizabeth, there was not a lot of optimism on capitol hill today. both senate leaders admitting that congress is facing a hard deadline while at the same time, blaming each other for not having a deal in place by now. president obama cut short his holiday vacation and returned to the white house to work on a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." before flying home from hawaii, the president called congressional leaders nancy pelosi, john boehner, mitch mcconnell and harry reid to r
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: it started at 98th and bancroft. two chp officers patrolling the streets of oakland pulled over a bmw for speeding. the driver initially stopped but once the officers got out of their car, investigators say the bmw sped away. less than a mile away, the chp says the driver of the silver bmw m6 broadsided a black lincoln on 98th avenue. the impact killed a passenger in the sedan. investigators say the woman was in her early 20s. four other people inside the lincoln suffered from minor to serious injuries. witnesses say the impact could be heard from blocks away. >> a big noise. boom. >> reporter: the chp says after the crash, the bmw's driver and his passenger ran off but officers captured the driver nearby 34-year-old moore facing two charges, evading police and vehicular manslaughter. >> did not appear to be very much under the influence. he was able to exit his vehicle and flee the scene. so that would show that he is coherent. >> reporter: the surveillance footage shows the passengers trying to get away from police. they are looking for him. in oakland, i'm da lin cbs 5.
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
elementary school tragedy. >>> checking bay area headlines here at home an "oakland post" office up and operating again after a hazmat scare forced an evacuation. the laurel district branch on high street had to be shut down about 10 a.m. and the building cleared for investigation. it turned out to be a leaking pepper gas canister in a drawer, the kind they use to keep dogs away. eight people were treated at the scene. and the building reopened by noon. >>> grisly discovery inside a burning storage unit in campbell. firefighters found a body after dousing the flames about 1:30 this morning. they described the unit on cunis drive as about the size of a walk-in closet. investigators suspect the person may have been sleeping -- living there. foul play is not suspected. >>> and good news for parents bad news for some dentists. fluoride will finally be added to south bay drinking water. santa clara valley water district okayed that plan meaning san jose will no longer be the nation's largest city without the dental preventative. it will take about two years though to get the system up an
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Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
revitalizing east oakland. but neighbors are worried about their safy there. turns out, criminals love t nice new neighborhood near h and san leandro. and cbs-5 reporter da lin explains: homeowners are running into roadblocks trying to keep tm out. it's a five block oasis of family friendly homes, wall off from its crime-ridden led to this deadly crash on san mateo bridge. the chp >>> we invested our money into a new oakland? 24 community. >> reporter: neighbors say crime in this tight-knit community has escalated. first they dealt with petty crime like graffiti then robbery. >> they totally kicked in our front door in broad daylight and ransacked our house. >> the latest crime the murder of 56-year-old old man on tuesday night in front of his house. his daughter says he had just gone home from work. police don't have a motive but neighbors think it was a robbery. >> he is a great person. last night he needed me. i wasn't there. >> reporter: the murder sped up efforts to secure this development. there are three ways to get in and out and the homeowners association plans to mount s
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
francisco 53. oakland 54. the rest of the bay area took the day off. you know who also is being tracked today? santa claus. you may have heard of him. he's working his way around the world. look really closely at your television screen. looks like he is now leaving western europe just dropping off some presents in britain and also ireland, working his way across the atlantic ocean. we are at 4.1 billion and counting. tracking santa tonight. this is an early christmas present for snowfall total if you are a fan of snow. over the weekend, 57 inches of snowfall. heavenly, 54 inches. there is more coming up tonight and tomorrow. 140% of normal is the show pact right now. last year, 27%. we have five times as much snow this year compared to last year on christmas eve. tonight we will be in the 40s. 24 concord down to 40. a little chilly for the kids early tomorrow morning. low pressure moving in. there is not as much moisture to go with this. also, the storm tracker will be a little bit far to the north. we're not expecting any flooding. what i do expect, high pressure to build back in. we w
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
who struck an oakland police officer last night is still on the loose. it happened around 11:00 last night near 6th and washington. police tell us the officer wasn't seriously hurt but the driver could face charges. >>> a geyser of water shooting out of this fire hydrant closed a main entrance to the bay bridge this morning. san francisco police say a driver slammed into the fire hydrant at folsom and essex. apparently the man didn't stop as police tried to pull him over. he was taken to the hospital and then arrested. >>> oakland has failed to reform its police department. even though it worked out a deal avoid a full federal takeover, it has become the first in the nation to surrender part of its command to a court-appointed compliance director. cbs 5 reporter da lin on what happens next. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignacio de la fuente says the arrang
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may turn out to be but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for more gun cont
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Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
on an autistic teenager was a random crime. but they say they have their man. oakland police arrested gary atkinson for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year- old. the teenager had left her group home on college avenue in oakland last tuesday. she was found in san francisco two days later. police say she was taken there by force. >> no connection to the suspect and she did not go -- it wasn't -- she went there against her will. she was taken there against her will. >> police say they are charging atkinson with three counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping, and committing lewd acts on a child. police also say the victim is now at home recovering with her family. >>> accusations are flying over alameda county's proposed drone program. the sheriff's office says it needs the mini spy planes for emergencies like search-and- rescue. but civil rights activists say that's not the whole roof to and have proof. ann notarangelo reports. >> reporter: the day gang with aclu saying the sheriff's department is pulling a fast one with the drones and ended with the sheriff's departmen
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
caused several bay area police departments to step up their presence around schools. oakland, fremont, san leandro, palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they say they are double- checking school safety plans. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco and joe, extra police or not, the schools across the bay area are addressing what happened today. >> reporter: that's right. i have talked to a lot of parents today and the mood is still one of horror and disbelief that something like this could happen at a school. you know, eventually the conversation turned to a question, is the school going to keep my kid safe? the school spent the day reassuring parents that yes they will keep them as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history, but still the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying i got hug my kids that much tighter today. in fact, i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and g
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
oakland. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us it happened half a block from another high-profile murder. >> reporter: that gun battle happened across the street right there in front of that store between two groups of people. the clerk tells me she heard about eight shots and one of those shots struck a killed the grandmother who was walking on this side of international boulevard. >>> reporter: the 49-year-old grandmother collapsed in front of a city run preschool head start. no kids were inside the building since the gun battle happened right before 7 p.m. last night. >> they killed an innocent person. i mean, it's retarded. >> reporter: the killing reignited anger among neighbors. it's the second high-profile killing on this block in two months. less than 50 feet away was where someone robbed and killed a popular business owner inside this metro pcs in october. last night's shooting killed ramona foreman, better known as mona. >> she was outrageous courageous person that do anything for you. loving, caring. >> reporter: the victim lived at this house a few blocks away from the crime
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
rainfall. that's it. santa rosa tonight 47. napa 47. oakland down to 51. you will wake up tomorrow morning to 49 in redwood city and mountain view, san jose 50. a little above normal because of the cloud cover that's moving in. so there is another weather system heading to the bay area. there is also juice in the atmosphere and there's an area of high pressure that's sendingle storm track just far enough to the north that the heavier rainfall will move into far northern california and we are just going to get some light to moderate rainfall. it's a subtle change but enough of a change to alleviate flooding concerns around here in the bay area. so we have a storm system moving by tomorrow. we'll have a front dragging through but any heavy rainfall will likely stay away. you're just going to get plain old rainfall. that's it. on-and-off rain throughout the day. flooding not a concern. this is the long- range outlook. the entire west coast from oregon to mexico is forecast to be drier than normal so you want some dry weather clear things out? after wednesday we look dry for a while. t
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Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
3.5" of rainfall. oakland nearly 2. almost 2" of rain at the airport. and farthest to the north nearly 6" of rain for st. helena. what happens next? we are getting the break between round 2 and what's coming up next which is round 3. there will be scattered showers throughout the day tomorrow. but the heaviest rainfall is still to come and that's why all of the flood watches are in effect all the way through monday because round 3 is on the way and when it gets here, it likely will be the wettest of the three. even more rainfall than we had this morning. we'll time storm number 3 out for you and talk about when that sunshine and much drier when move in coming up in 10 minutes. >>> well, lots of flooding today in the east bay. the water was about a foot and a half deep in this parking lot outside the raley's shopping center in pleasanton near sunol boulevard. the lot was passible only by suvs with large enough tires. it was just one of dozens of spots in the east bay where there is just too much water. cbs 5 reporter da lin is on grizzly peak with more. >> reporter: still moistur
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man have been charged with murder. three women, 19, 22 and 24 years old from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims knew their attackers. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> reporter: police say they wouldn't elaborate on a motive, nor would they confirm that this case may be tied to prostitution, trafficking or a drug ring. one of the victims, 26-year-old steven reed, died of his injuries sunday evening. the 18-year-old female victim who remains hospitalized was at once suffering from life- threatening wounds but tonight police say they expect her to live. the investigation continues. live in san francisco, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> two bay area accidents sent cars over cliffs today and one of those turned out to be a fatal accident. chp says that a truck plunged off mount hamilton road south of the lick observatory. that was about noon as you see the truck ending up, upside-
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
oakland. they were arrested after police raided a warehouse near edgewater drive and roland way early this morning. inside the, officers found hundreds of pot plants along with cultivation equipment. >>> budget cuts will cost the contra costa fire district four of its 28 stations. the firehouses in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette will close next month. no firefighters will lose their jobs. but emergency response times will mostly be affected in those areas. >>> the smallest trashcans will now have a hefty price tag. the bay area residents paying more for having less trash picked up. >> and real or fake? do you know if the pg&e worker entering your home is an impersonator? the tell tale sign you should be looking for. >> after a wet day in the bay area, now for something completely different as we look live down in san jose, a few clouds all that's left. but there's more on the way. we'll be talking about a somewhat wet weekend forecast in a few minutes. >> then fiscal campaigning. how politicians are lobbying for your support and how it's changing the game had washington
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